University of Nairobi Innovation Fellowship
Africa’s future is undoubtedly promising. The capability to solve problems and design solutions will ensure sustainable growth is achieved across our societies. The University of Nairobi recognizes this reality.
As a leading institution of learning and research, the university through C4DLab, the innovation and incubation hub, and strategic industry partners is running a year-long prestigious Innovation Fellowship.
The competitive fellowship will give 15 select fellows an opportunity to solve real-life local problems while applying the 21st century 4Cs skills and explore human-centered design thinking methodologies. The fellows will interact with a community of leading innovation experts from various industries, and join a network of changemakers curious to ignite sustainable growth and development in Africa.
To be admitted, the fellow will be required to have satisfied the following requirements:
Masters-level student or final-level undergraduate in any field.
Curious about innovation and particularly application of Design Thinking to solving real-life local problems.
Submit evidence of challenges that one has attempted to solve, CV and practical work portfolio
Submit 2 recommendation letters (One academic referee & one professional referee)
Available to commit close to a year-long program allocating an average of 15 hours per week to the fellowship program
Demonstrated passion and interest in innovation challenges.
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